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Legalization-First Could Scuttle Immigration Plan

Jeff39 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 11:48 PM
If they legalize these illegals then the Democratic Party will be in power for decades and this country is over.
Lars795 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:42 AM
Nah, the GOP just needs to add that any illegal that comes out of the shadows is automatically voting for them. Then see what the Dems say.
To hear Sen. Charles Schumer tell it, lawmakers crafting an immigration reform bill will focus on two big tasks. "First, defining metrics that demonstrate that the border is secure," the New York Democrat explained at a Jan. 31 news conference. "Second, defining exactly what the path to citizenship looks like and how it proceeds."

For Schumer and some Senate colleagues, that is the short version of immigration reform: first, border security, and second, a path to citizenship.

But immigration reform as envisioned by the so-called Gang of Eight is actually a three-step process. Schumer left out the first part: immediate...